Late Fees in Open Discussion - Program Posted January 22, 2014 My guess is that if you do charge them a late fee' date=' you might as well just go ahead and take them off the roster because that late fee is just even more incentive not to pay. Just a thought.[/quote'] Agreed. Follow BSA literature and charge weekly or monthly dues that a thrifty boy can pay himself rather than a large annual fee. Boys whose dues are not current cannot advance, voila. Can you imagine going through the headache of collecting fees not just once a year, but every week or month? No way.